McAleer and Rushe to build Hilton hotel at London Stansted

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Construction firm McAleer and Rushe has been awarded a £26m (US$38m) contract by property developers Urban&Civic to design and build the new Hampton by Hilton hotel at London Stansted Airport. Urban&Civic acquired the two-acre site from the property division of Manchester Airports Group (MAG), the owner and operator of Stansted Airport.

The new eight-story 357-bed hotel will have direct access to the airport’s terminal and will become the operator’s largest Hampton by Hilton hotel in Europe. The hotel forms part of MAG’s £260m (US$392m) investment plan to attract more passengers, airlines and long-haul services to London Stansted.

Peter Devlin, contracts director, McAleer and Rushe, said, “McAleer and Rushe has established itself as the ‘go-to’ contractor for airport hotels because of our ability to provide design-led solutions for challenging locations. We look forward to building a long-term relationship with Urban&Civic and are very pleased to continue our on-going partnership with Hilton.”

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Helen has worked for UKi Media & Events for nearly a decade. She joined the company as assistant editor on Passenger Terminal World and since progressed to become editor of five publications, covering everything from aviation, logistics and e-commerce to meteorology. She has a love for travel and property and has redeveloped three houses in three years. When she’s not editing magazines, she’s running around after her two boys and their partner in crime, Pete the pug.

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